Counties begin lifting burn bans following rains

It’s been weeks since several communities around Region 8 have seen rain.
Following days of showers and strong storms, several Northeast Arkansas counties have begun...
Following days of showers and strong storms, several Northeast Arkansas counties have begun lifting burn bans.
Published: Jul. 5, 2022 at 12:08 PM CDT|Updated: Aug. 2, 2022 at 8:15 AM CDT
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JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - Following days of showers and strong storms, several Northeast Arkansas counties have begun lifting burn bans.

On Friday, July 29, Craighead County Judge Marvin Day lifted a ban issued on July 5 that strictly prohibited all outside burning.

Several other counties followed suit Friday, including Sharp and Mississippi counties.

Counties still under a burn ban include:

  • Independence
  • Woodruff

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